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Northside Ward - PCOP 8

Placement Overview

Placement Title Northside Ward - PCOP 8
Your Placement Contact Allison Miller - Send Email
Placement Contact's Role


Placement Address Lower Buckton Unit, Tatton Unit, Tameside General Hospital, Fountain Street, Ashton-under-Lyne. OL6 9RW
Placement City/Town: Ashton-under-Lyne
Placement Phone 0161 627 8026
Your University Contact: Angelina Chadwick - Send Email

About this placement

What is organised for students on commencement of placement?

  • The student induction pack
  • Allocation of a mentor

What are the arrangements for mentors/assessors?

What shift patterns are students allocated for learning?


07:30 - 15:00


14:00 - 21:30


21:15 - 07:30

Shift Notes:

The shifts pattern is 7.5 hours ONLY no long, short days, or 9-5 shifts available unless as a short term crisis.

What patient care situations are available in this placement?

Active involvement with patients on a regular basis.

What nursing model is used for planning care?

The tidal model and recovery model.

What core clinical skills can be learnt?

Vital observations, occasionally assisting clients with aspects of daily living.

What additional clinical skills can be learnt?

  • Risk assessment
  • Care planning

What resources are available to help students learning?

A student room is available with information that can be copied but not taken.

What research and practice development activities are being undertaken?

Spoke Placements

See the student file in the student room of which there are NHS and non NHS spoke placements.

Additional Information

Updated 14.03.11